NAB opens probe against Parvez Elahi for corruption charges

LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has launched an inquiry against former Punjab chief minister Pervaiz Elahi over allegations of corruption and taking kickbacks in contracts.
The NAB Lahore launched an inquiry against former CM Punjab Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi on corruption allegations levelled against him by ex-XEN highways Rana Iqbal.
It is expected that the anti-graft body could summon Elahi to answer questions about the allegations.
Moreover, the anti-corruption watchdog has summoned Punjab Assembly Secretary Muhammad Khan Bhatti on February 20 in assets beyond income case.
In another development, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has summoned Pakistan Muslim League Quaid (PML-Q) leader Moonis Elahi on February 20.
The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) issued a call-up notice to PML-Q leader Moonis Elahi for February 20. The anti-graft watchdog is probing into irregularities in the transfers and contracts of the Punjab Communication and Works Department.
According to the call-up notice, the politician was summoned by the NAB in a case related to the principal secretary of the former Punjab chief minister.
The notice stated that kickbacks had been received in the tenders of the highways division. It added that Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi Son Moonis Elahi will be questioned for the alleged irregularities. –Agencies